Andrea N. Winder

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Madison, Wisconsin

Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C.
Andrea N. Winder
Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C.

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2018

Education: Stetson University College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C.

22 East Mifflin Street
Suite 90
Madison, WI 53703 Visit website


Andrea N. Winder is an associate at Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C, in Madison, Wisconsin. Providing knowledgeable counsel to her clients, she takes on cases involving criminal defense and family law. Serving clients in the state of Wisconsin involving violent felonies, drug offenses, misdemeanors, divorce, domestic violence, paternity and so on. 

Ms. Winder is an empathetic and zealous advocate for her clients. She provides personal attention and customized solutions for her clients. She is a tenacious litigator with an unwavering commitment to her clients’ needs. She ensures that her clients are well-informed and educated about the legal process.

Ms. Winder has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in sociology and minor in Spanish. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Stetson University College of Law. While in law school, she helped coach teams in mock trials and participated in trial advocacy competitions. 

Actively affiliated with the legal field, Ms. Winder was a member of The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division and the Calvin A. Kuenzel Student Bar Association. She also interned with the Dekalb County Court Services and the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office.  

Ms. Winder was student researcher at the Kane County Court Services and a student advocate at the Northern Illinois University Career services. She also served as victim and witness advocate intern, and later as a legal secretary for the Dekalb County State’s Attorney’s Office. 

Ms. Winder worked for two circuit judges, gaining invaluable experience through legal researching. After which, she interned at the Green County District Attorney’s Office, where she appeared in court and handled trials and hearings under the prosecutors’ supervision. She started her legal career by starting her own law firm and represented indigent defendants in criminal law cases.   

For her exceptional work in the legal field, Ms. Winder has a good rating on Avvo. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Family Law

Focus areas

Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Paternity, Sex Offenses

  • 70% Criminal Defense
  • 30% Family Law

First Admitted: 2018, Wisconsin

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Educational Background:
  • Northern Illinois University, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, in Sociology, 08/2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wisconsin
  • Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Office location for Andrea N. Winder

22 East Mifflin Street
Suite 90
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-597-6733


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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